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chain of command

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  1. a series of administrative or military ranks, positions, etc., in which each has direct authority over the one immediately below.
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Origin of chain of command

First recorded in 1910–15
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Related Words for chain of command

hierarchy, ranking, bureaucracy, network, structure, position, pyramid, scale, grouping, setup, dominance, order, placing